Mother's Day

Perfect Mother’s Day biker present

The perfect Mother’s Day for a biker would be a romantic weekend in a country cabin on your favourite biker road with your partner and your bike by your side. That’s exactly what Chris and Jillian Druery are doing this weekend (2014) at Ripples on the Creek cabins in northern NSW. The cabins are right …

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Oxley Highway has many facets

The Oxley Highway is one of those roads that returns the reputation of the word “highway” to the rider’s lexicon. It’s a ride of many facets,  two climates, changing conditions and varying moods. If you attack it from the east, it starts at Port Macquarie which is down by the sea and therefore quite mild …

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Grafton Gwydir Highways

Grafton hub for motorcycle roads

Grafton is the Northern Rivers hub for a host of great tar and dirt riding options. Base yourself here for adventures in every direction as the city sits at the crux of the Gwydir and Pacific highways, Summerland Way and Grafton-Armidale Rd. It may be in NSW, but it falls into Queensland’s weather pattern of …

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Motorcycles destined for new race track

Motorcycles will be catered for at a proposed race track located at Wyong between Sydney and Newcastle. The CASAR Park Community Motorsport Facility has edged closer to reality with in-kind support from local businesses, North Constructions and Virtual Motorsport Design. Park co-founder Brad Wilson says the Bushells Ridge track will be open equally to cars …

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Full motorcycle history at Nabiac museum

If you want the full historic motorcycle experience, visit the National Motorcycle Museum at Nabiac. There are many other bike, car and transport museums in Australia, but none has such a strong showing of bikes from right throughout two-wheeled history. They even have a replica of the first bike, an 1885 Daimler Reitwagen (ride wagon). …

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Russell Crowe Rabbitoh's chopper

Russell Crowe’s interesting museum

You can make your ride even more interesting if you stop off at Russell Crowe’s Coaching Station Inn. It’s located about 20km south of Grafton on the Armidale Rd and is owned by the Hollywood actor and bike fanatic, Russell Crowe. There’s a tavern and motel attached, but the interesting part is the Museum of Interesting …

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